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A billion people and a Privacy law that is not about Privacy

In the year 2017 Despite the resistance from the Government, Honorable Supreme Court of India held the Right to Privacy as a Fundamental right in India. Fast forward to 2019, when a bill called the Personal Data Protection Bill,2019 was introduced in the Lok Sabha of Parliament of India. There was a new energy and […]

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COVID-19: Finding the middle ground in safety vs data privacy debate

By Anusuya Datta The COVID-19 crisis couldn’t have underlined the value of data better. Ever since the outbreak, governments, multilateral organizations and businesses have scrambled to bring all available data on the table to fight the virus and its alarming spread. From monitoring people’s movements to systematic contract tracing via apps and phone records, surveillance […]

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Why Data Privacy in the Hospitality industry is so important?

A recent report from Salesforce shows that customers have limited trust in how companies handle their data. 59% believe their personal information is vulnerable to a security breach, and 54% don’t believe that companies have their best interests in mind. A view of the headlines is enough to realize that data security and privacy continue to be of paramount importance to […]

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The New Normal – life after COVID-19?

By Oriana Medlicott …it is evident that video conferencing, digital contact tracing and facial recognition have their role to play in our current normal and our normal of tomorrow. These technologies all come with their evident ethical concerns before COVID-19 and now, this crisis has highlighted some of their clear faults… Right now, the news […]

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Mental Health Apps Fail to Protect Privacy, Harming Users

By Emaline Friedman, Phd A new study, published in the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, investigates the mental health app marketplace. The researchers, led by Lisa Parker at the University of Sydney in Australia, concluded that the app industry is not paying sufficient attention to users’ privacy and advocate for greater regulation and enforcement in the […]

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Interview of the week: Vipin Gupta

Customer experience is a chain of connected value propositions and cannot be compartmentalize. In short, I believe, Data Privacy is inseparable part of a Built-In Quality practice of agile mindset. It cannot be a post thought without implications. Vipin Gupta, Enterprise Agile Coach Enterprise Agile coach, Vipin Gupta has more than 18 years of experience […]

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Online education, Unprecedented data collection and Data Privacy

Technology tools and apps are making it possible for educators and students to collaborate, create, and share ideas more easily than ever. When schools use technology, students’ data—including some personal information—is collected both by educators and often the companies that provide apps and online services. It is just as essential for educators to protect their […]

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